Our Team

Our team consists of engineers, OSP technicians, CAD and GIS personnel, right of way specialists, compliance inspectors, surveyors, Project Managers, and biologists. The team brings enthusiasm to every project.

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Steve Dixon
Operations Manager

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Stephen C. Hale
Pivotal Communications

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Kandi Ross
Pivotal Documentation

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John Davenport
Pivotal Engineering

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Eddie Nguyen
Pivotal Surveying

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David Sakamoto
Pivotal Development

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Steve Dixon
Operations Manager

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Stephen C. Hale
Pivotal Communications

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Kandi Ross
Pivotal Documentation

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John Davenport
Pivotal Engineering

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Eddie Nguyen
Pivotal Surveying

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David Sakamoto
Pivotal Development

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    Steve Dixon
    Operations Manager
    360.882.4268 x???
    ???@pivotalcomm.com


    Mr. Hale has 25 years experience in engineering and surveying and is a licensed professional land surveyor and professional civil engineer. He has worked both as a county and city engineer, and has experience as a project engineer, surveyor, land use planner, and in permitting, right of entry, right-of-way acquisition, access road design, SWPPPs, and environmental permitting. Mr. Hale has worked as a senior project manager and lead engineer and surveyor on multiple transmission line projects in Oregon, Idaho and Utah.

    Mr. Hale has worked over 10 years on geophysical research crews as a crew manager, survey manager, survey crew chief and permitting agent and has extensive experience with coordinating and managing the GIS, surveying and AutoCADD mapping for geology, geotechnical & geophysical investigations, and surveying & permitting of linear project right-of-way alignments. He has surveyed and/or managed the surveying and permitting for over 5,000 miles of alignment for geophysical research crews in the Rocky Mountain region (Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas).

    My Hobbies are:
    Hobbies, Dolor, sit amet, consectetur
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    Ad minim, veniam, quis nostrud, exercitation
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    Skill Set

    Training related to erosion and sediment control:
    CPESC Review Course
    CA Construction General Permit Train-QSD/QSP
    Level II Intro. to Design-For Land Disturbing Activities Training
    Certified Erosion Control Inspector Training Course
    Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training

    Current professional certifications or licenses:
    • Profession Engineer
      State of Washington
      State of Oregon
      State of Colorado
      State of Georgia
      State of Indiana
      State of Maryland
      State of Tennessee
      State of North Carolina
      State of Virginia
      State of California
      State of Delaware
      State of Alabama


    • Profession Land Surveyor
      State of Oregon
      State of Washington
      State of Utah



    • Level II Certified Design Professional
      GA Soil & Water Conservation Commission



    • Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead
      Building Industry Association of WA



    • Certified Erosion Control inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified General Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Bridge Construction Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control
      CPESC



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    Stephen C. Hale, PE/PLS
    Pivotal Communications
    360.882.4268 x111
    shale@pivotalcomm.com


    Mr. Hale has 25 years experience in engineering and surveying and is a licensed professional land surveyor and professional civil engineer. He has worked both as a county and city engineer, and has experience as a project engineer, surveyor, land use planner, and in permitting, right of entry, right-of-way acquisition, access road design, SWPPPs, and environmental permitting. Mr. Hale has worked as a senior project manager and lead engineer and surveyor on multiple transmission line projects in Oregon, Idaho and Utah.

    Mr. Hale has worked over 10 years on geophysical research crews as a crew manager, survey manager, survey crew chief and permitting agent and has extensive experience with coordinating and managing the GIS, surveying and AutoCADD mapping for geology, geotechnical & geophysical investigations, and surveying & permitting of linear project right-of-way alignments. He has surveyed and/or managed the surveying and permitting for over 5,000 miles of alignment for geophysical research crews in the Rocky Mountain region (Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas).

    My Hobbies are:
    Hobbies, Dolor, sit amet, consectetur
    incididunt, ut labore, et dolore, magna aliqua
    Ad minim, veniam, quis nostrud, exercitation
    incididunt, ut labore, et dolore, magna aliqua
    Hobbies, Dolor, sit amet, consectetur

    Skill Set

    Training related to erosion and sediment control:
    CPESC Review Course
    CA Construction General Permit Train-QSD/QSP
    Level II Intro. to Design-For Land Disturbing Activities Training
    Certified Erosion Control Inspector Training Course
    Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training

    Current professional certifications or licenses:
    • Profession Engineer
      State of Washington
      State of Oregon
      State of Colorado
      State of Georgia
      State of Indiana
      State of Maryland
      State of Tennessee
      State of North Carolina
      State of Virginia
      State of California
      State of Delaware
      State of Alabama


    • Profession Land Surveyor
      State of Oregon
      State of Washington
      State of Utah



    • Level II Certified Design Professional
      GA Soil & Water Conservation Commission



    • Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead
      Building Industry Association of WA



    • Certified Erosion Control inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified General Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Bridge Construction Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control
      CPESC



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    Kandi Ross
    Pivotal Communications
    360.882.4268 x???
    ????@pivotalcomm.com


    Ms. Ross has more than 7 years of varied fiber optic design and engineering experience. Her experience includes: field engineering, CAD production, coordination, quality control and construction file management. Ms. Ross has supported plan production using AT&T Graphic Guideline standards, quality review (Accuracy, Completeness) of design field notes and finished plans, and base mapping. Her relevant work experience accounts for more than 2,500 miles of fiber optic cable construction in the United States.

    I’m currently responsible for processing all construction documentation coming in from the field. The Field Inspector provides site information on construction methods, fiber location, and depths of cover as well as locations/depths of all underground utility crossings. I check this information against the construction drawing set and the contractors Schedule “A” (Pricing & Rate Schedule) for accuracy and adherence to contract terms. This information is then translated onto a “redline” drawing set. When complete, these drawing sets will be collated into ‘As-Built” and provided to AT&T. All relevant paperwork is then properly filed electronically and physically. I update the contract summary spreadsheet based on daily quantity reports turned in by construction crew inspectors to verify billing amounts prior to the contractor submitting invoices to our customer. Variances and requests for contract changes are noted and summarized for approval by our manager.

    Further responsible for researching tax boundaries (County, City Boundaries, School, Fire and Police Districts) that are within the AT&T fiber route. Once the As-Built drawings are completed these boundaries with accurate stationing are then transferred onto AT&T accounting record forms CCMR, MAS344 and E610.

    My Hobbies are:
    I enjoy the current challenge of keeping track of the construction budget and estimating costs, assisting with problem solving and collaborative trouble shooting with my coworkers

    Skill Set

    Training related to erosion and sediment control:
    CPESC Review Course
    CA Construction General Permit Train-QSD/QSP
    Level II Intro. to Design-For Land Disturbing Activities Training
    Certified Erosion Control Inspector Training Course
    Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training

    Current professional certifications or licenses:
    • Profession Engineer
      State of Washington
      State of Oregon
      State of Colorado
      State of Georgia
      State of Indiana
      State of Maryland
      State of Tennessee
      State of North Carolina
      State of Virginia
      State of California
      State of Delaware
      State of Alabama


    • Profession Land Surveyor
      State of Oregon
      State of Washington
      State of Utah



    • Level II Certified Design Professional
      GA Soil & Water Conservation Commission



    • Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead
      Building Industry Association of WA



    • Certified Erosion Control inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified General Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Bridge Construction Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control
      CPESC



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    John Davenport
    Pivotal Communications
    360.882.4268 x???
    ????@pivotalcomm.com


    Mr. Davenport has more than 12 years of using AutoCAD to produce land base, construction, permit, and record drawings for fiber optic cable projects. He has supported plan production, permitting, and As-Built drawing production for OSP fiber optic projects as a drafter, lead CAD coordinator, and quality control technician. As a project CAD Coordinator, Mr. Davenport has supervised a CAD staff of several operators and quality control technicians. His telecommunications experience includes plan production using AT&T Graphic Guidelines standards, processing GPS data for incorporation into land base drawings, quality review of design field notes and finished plans, base mapping research and acquisition, and other related tasks. His relevant work experience accounts for more than 3,500 miles of fiber optic cable construction in the United States.

    My Hobbies are:
    Hobbies, Dolor, sit amet, consectetur
    incididunt, ut labore, et dolore, magna aliqua
    Ad minim, veniam, quis nostrud, exercitation
    incididunt, ut labore, et dolore, magna aliqua
    Hobbies, Dolor, sit amet, consectetur

    Skill Set

    Training related to erosion and sediment control:
    CPESC Review Course
    CA Construction General Permit Train-QSD/QSP
    Level II Intro. to Design-For Land Disturbing Activities Training
    Certified Erosion Control Inspector Training Course
    Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training

    Current professional certifications or licenses:
    • Profession Engineer
      State of Washington
      State of Oregon
      State of Colorado
      State of Georgia
      State of Indiana
      State of Maryland
      State of Tennessee
      State of North Carolina
      State of Virginia
      State of California
      State of Delaware
      State of Alabama


    • Profession Land Surveyor
      State of Oregon
      State of Washington
      State of Utah



    • Level II Certified Design Professional
      GA Soil & Water Conservation Commission



    • Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead
      Building Industry Association of WA



    • Certified Erosion Control inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified General Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Bridge Construction Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control
      CPESC



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    Eddie Nguyen
    Pivotal Communications
    360.882.4268 x???
    ????@pivotalcomm.com


    Mr. Nguyen has 14 years of experience using AutoCAD to produce land base, construction, permit, and record drawings for fiber optic cable projects. He has supported plan production, permitting, and As-built drawing production for OSP fiber optic projects as a drafter. Mr. Nguyen’s telecommunications experience includes incorporating database fields to graphic objects in CAD, implementing graphic guidelines, lisp and script routines. Project tasks include preparing land base drawings, transferring field note designs to the land base, and permit, construction, and record drawings in accordance with AT&T graphic Guidelines. His work experience has contributed to more than 3,500 mile of fiber optic cable construction in the United States.

    My Hobbies are:
    Hobbies, Dolor, sit amet, consectetur
    incididunt, ut labore, et dolore, magna aliqua
    Ad minim, veniam, quis nostrud, exercitation
    incididunt, ut labore, et dolore, magna aliqua
    Hobbies, Dolor, sit amet, consectetur

    Skill Set

    Training related to erosion and sediment control:
    CPESC Review Course
    CA Construction General Permit Train-QSD/QSP
    Level II Intro. to Design-For Land Disturbing Activities Training
    Certified Erosion Control Inspector Training Course
    Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training

    Current professional certifications or licenses:
    • Profession Engineer
      State of Washington
      State of Oregon
      State of Colorado
      State of Georgia
      State of Indiana
      State of Maryland
      State of Tennessee
      State of North Carolina
      State of Virginia
      State of California
      State of Delaware
      State of Alabama


    • Profession Land Surveyor
      State of Oregon
      State of Washington
      State of Utah



    • Level II Certified Design Professional
      GA Soil & Water Conservation Commission



    • Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead
      Building Industry Association of WA



    • Certified Erosion Control inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified General Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Bridge Construction Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control
      CPESC



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    David Sakamoto
    Pivotal Communications
    360.882.4268 x???
    ????@pivotalcomm.com


    Mr. Nguyen has 14 years of experience using AutoCAD to produce land base, construction, permit, and record drawings for fiber optic cable projects. He has supported plan production, permitting, and As-built drawing production for OSP fiber optic projects as a drafter. Mr. Nguyen’s telecommunications experience includes incorporating database fields to graphic objects in CAD, implementing graphic guidelines, lisp and script routines. Project tasks include preparing land base drawings, transferring field note designs to the land base, and permit, construction, and record drawings in accordance with AT&T graphic Guidelines. His work experience has contributed to more than 3,500 mile of fiber optic cable construction in the United States.

    My Hobbies are:
    Golf, coaching and family outings
    incididunt, ut labore, et dolore, magna aliqua
    Ad minim, veniam, quis nostrud, exercitation
    incididunt, ut labore, et dolore, magna aliqua
    Hobbies, Dolor, sit amet, consectetur

    Skill Set

    Training related to erosion and sediment control:
    CPESC Review Course
    CA Construction General Permit Train-QSD/QSP
    Level II Intro. to Design-For Land Disturbing Activities Training
    Certified Erosion Control Inspector Training Course
    Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training

    Current professional certifications or licenses:
    • Profession Engineer
      State of Washington
      State of Oregon
      State of Colorado
      State of Georgia
      State of Indiana
      State of Maryland
      State of Tennessee
      State of North Carolina
      State of Virginia
      State of California
      State of Delaware
      State of Alabama


    • Profession Land Surveyor
      State of Oregon
      State of Washington
      State of Utah



    • Level II Certified Design Professional
      GA Soil & Water Conservation Commission



    • Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead
      Building Industry Association of WA



    • Certified Erosion Control inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified General Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Bridge Construction Inspector
      ODOT



    • Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control
      CPESC